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Potapova beat top seed Kontaveit in Prague
Anastasia Potapova won against Anett Kontaveit 6-1, 6-1 on Friday and will play the winner of the match between Pole Magda Linette and Chinese qualifier Qiang Wang in the next round
Russian Anastasia Potapova, the No 7 seed, moved into the last four of the Prague Open by beating Estonian Anett Kontaveit, the top seed, 6-1, 6-1 at TK Sparta Praha on Friday.
Potapova, ranked No 59, will play the winner of the match between Pole Magda Linette and Chinese qualifier Qiang Wang next.
The 21-year-old Russian won against Chinese Xinyu Wang (6-1, 6-2) and Chinese Lin Zhu (6-4, 7-6 (8)) earlier in the tournament.
In the previous rounds, Kontaveit, ranked No 2, won against Georgian Ekaterine Gorgodze (6-0, 6-1) and Czech wildcard Lucie Havlickova (6-4, 6-3).
Prague WTA 250, other last eight matches (TK Sparta Praha, hard, USD 251.750, most recent results first):
- Magda Linette vs. Qiang Wang
- Marie Bouzkova vs. Oksana Selekhmeteva
- Linda Noskova vs. Nao Hibino